Diebold Drops DMCA Suit Vs. Activists in Electronic Voting Case

Law360, New York (December 2, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Diebold, a supplier of touch-screen voting machines, has agreed not to sue activists who posted leaked documents on the internet about alleged security shortcomings of its electronic voting machines.

The company, which had sent cease-and-desist letters to more than a dozen individuals who posted the documents or links to sites hosting them on the Internet, made the promise in a conference call Monday with U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel and attorneys from the civil liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Diebold also promised not to sue two...
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